BANK MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Bank Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The regular term of a court of law, or the full court sitting to hear arguments upon questions of law, as distinguished from a sitting at Nisi Prius, or a court held for jury trials. See Banc.
  2. (v. t.) To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or fortify with a bank; to embank.
  3. (n.) In certain games, as dominos, a fund of pieces from which the players are allowed to draw.
  4. (n.) A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine.
  5. (n.) The bench or seat upon which the judges sit.
  6. (n.) A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court.
  7. (n.) A bench, as for rowers in a galley; also, a tier of oars.
  8. (n.) An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal, shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of Newfoundland.
  9. (v. t.) To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand.
  10. (v. i.) To deposit money in a bank; to have an account with a banker.
  11. (n.) The sum of money or the checks which the dealer or banker has as a fund, from which to draw his stakes and pay his losses.
  12. (n.) The margin of a watercourse; the rising ground bordering a lake, river, or sea, or forming the edge of a cutting, or other hollow.
  13. (n.) The building or office used for banking purposes.
  14. (n.) A sort of table used by printers.
  15. (n.) A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge of earth; as, a bank of clouds; a bank of snow.
  16. (v. i.) To keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker.
  17. (n.) A fund from deposits or contributions, to be used in transacting business; a joint stock or capital.
  18. (n.) A deposit of ore or coal, worked by excavations above water level.
  19. (n.) The ground at the top of a shaft; as, ores are brought to bank.
  20. (v. t.) To deposit in a bank.
  21. (n.) A bench, or row of keys belonging to a keyboard, as in an organ.
  22. (n.) The face of the coal at which miners are working.
  23. (n.) An establishment for the custody, loan, exchange, or issue, of money, and for facilitating the transmission of funds by drafts or bills of exchange; an institution incorporated for performing one or more of such functions, or the stockholders (or their representatives, the directors), acting in their corporate capacity.
  24. (v. t.) To pass by the banks of.
  25. (v. i.) To tilt sidewise in rounding a curve; -- said of a flying machine, an aerocurve, or the like.
  26. (n.) The lateral inclination of an aeroplane as it rounds a curve; as, a bank of 45í is easy; a bank of 90í is dangerous.
  27. (n.) A group or series of objects arranged near together; as, a bank of electric lamps, etc.


Synonyms:
Camber, Cant, Deposit, Rely, Swear, Trust,

• Bankrupt Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Being a bankrupt or in a condition of bankruptcy; unable to pay, or legally discharged from paying, ones debts; as, a bankrupt merchant.
  2. (n.) A trader who becomes unable to pay his debts; an insolvent trader; popularly, any person who is unable to pay his debts; an insolvent person.
  3. (n.) A trader who secretes himself, or does certain other acts tending to defraud his creditors.
  4. (a.) Depleted of money; not having the means of meeting pecuniary liabilities; as, a bankrupt treasury.
  5. (v. t.) To make bankrupt; to bring financial ruin upon; to impoverish.
  6. (a.) Destitute of, or wholly wanting (something once possessed, or something one should possess).
  7. (a.) Relating to bankrupts and bankruptcy.
  8. (n.) A person who, in accordance with the terms of a law relating to bankruptcy, has been judicially declared to be unable to meet his liabilities.


Synonyms:
Break, Insolvent, Ruin,

• Bankruptcy Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The state of being actually or legally bankrupt.
  2. (n.) Complete loss; -- followed by of.
  3. (n.) The act or process of becoming a bankrupt.


Synonyms:
Failure,

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